Vladimir Putin arrived in Shanghai, RIA Novosti correspondent reports. The presidential liner landed in the airport of Shanghai at 15.30 Moscow time. Head of the Russian State left the airport for his working residence in Shanghai. The Russian President is to participate in the APEC summit, to hold several bilateral meetings, in particular, with US President George Bush who arrived in Shanghai earlier. Unprecedented security measures are taken in Shanghai to protect heads of state arriving at the summit.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said